To all paella paella!
Follow me, I list clockwise, starting at twelve o'clock: peeled tomatoes, chicken stock, carabinieri shrimps, olive oil, paprika, saffron, beans, gumbo pepper, garlic, onion, chili pepper (completely, absolutely not hot…

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Where to eat in Innsbruck
Innsbruck, located at the foot of the Austrian Alps, as if created for a perfect holiday. And, of course, it is great for exploring the original and delicious Tyrolean cuisine.…

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What kind of alcohol do they drink in Belgium? Belgian alcoholic drinks that Belgians value and love to drink themselves
Alcohol in Belgium is not limited to an assortment of high-quality beers. Stronger drink lovers will also be able to pamper themselves. In order to find out what the Belgians…

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Oil and onions, oil and carrots: interaction

In recent years, the real trouble is with the quality of sunflower oil. I do not mean cold-pressed oil, which is suitable only in salads, but industrial-produced, in large quantities, sunflower oil. Ruthless competition between manufacturers, the desire to make the product even cheaper leads to a decrease in the quality of oil – and already far from the best.

Meanwhile, our health depends on the quality of vegetable oil and fats no less than on the quality of drinking water.

When choosing oil for cooking, one should focus on two characteristics:
whether its taste and smell are suitable for the planned dish and whether the oil will cope with the tasks assigned to it.

For each oil, there is a so-called smoke point – the temperature at which the substances contained in the Continue reading

Risotto and paella

Paella and risotto are two characteristic dishes of two wonderful national cuisines: Spanish and Italian. True, this does not stop many tourists from confusing them, because both dishes are prepared on the basis of rice. And someone even believes that they are only European varieties of pilaf. So let’s see how the risotto differs from paella and what is the difference between them.

Paella – Spanish, Risotto – Italian
The history of the main national Spanish dish dates back hundreds of years. It is believed that the “prototype” of modern paella was first prepared in the 15th century, although many of its recipes are found in cookbooks from the 13th century. And historians are not tired of claiming that a similar food Continue reading

Coffee in Belgium: prices, brands, the best coffee shops in Brussels and Antwerp
Coffee along with chocolate is the real passion of the Belgians. Every year, the country imports about 40 thousand tons of coffee beans from Kenya, Ethiopia, Brazil, Guatemala, Mexico. History…

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Italian bruschetta sandwiches
Bruschetta, or Italian open sandwich, is a piece of rustic white toasted bread, grated with garlic, soaked in olive oil and sprinkled with sea salt. Often it is supplemented with…

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Best Austrian desserts and sweets worth a try
It is not by chance that Austrian desserts are considered an example of classical confectionery art - they are widely known outside the country, and recipes of local sweets are…

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What the Japanese eat every day: for breakfast, lunch and dinner
The Japanese people, in general, have a unique quality: they can get enough of their eyes, due to the fact that they prefer aesthetic saturation to physiological. The circumstances of…

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